Great Walks of the World
TREK: a long and difficult journey in remote country,
usually on foot... a journey off the beaten track that demands physical
endeavor, that requires a feeling for new country, for unfamiliar
places and people, a trip that combines a personal quest with an
element of adventure in places unimagined by the conventional tourist.
In this book, TEN intrepid travelers describe journeys in
the world's six trekkable continents, they tell of treks among the
ultimate mountains and
through the equatorial jungle,
over desert sands and
along the fringes of the the ocean,
in trackless wilderness or
along trails as old as time
. Each tale is
different and though the journeys of which they tell may vary in
length, difficulty or commitment, each shares with the reader a unique
adventure recounted with the enthusiasm that all trekkers feel for the
Besides enthralling the armchair traveler with exquisite
photos and hair-raising tales, this book will point the experienced
trekker at pastures new and aid the beginner with practical expertise.
Treks with colored pictures, drawings, and maps include;
Where ten authors describe journeys in the world's six trekkable continents
Maps, photos, factual information within.
- High Atlas,
- Darien Gap,
- The Wind River Mountains,
- Vancouver Island,
- Pyrenean High Route,
- New Zealand
CONDITION: Hard Cover with Dust Jacket. possibly 1968 hard cover first edition. The DJ shows some wear and we will add a fresh mylar cover to it to protect your investment!